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members must do for clemency. if how your tax dollars are being spent and it has to do with a government conference here in the bay area. have you heard of the new dialing procedure for the 408 and 669 area codes? no, what is it? starting october 20, 2012, if you have a 408 or 669 number, you'll need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number for all calls. o.k., but what if i have an 408 number and i'm calling a 408 number? you'll still need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number. so when in doubt, dial it out! . >>> the power of nature on disblay in japan when wind from a typhoon carried a cara cross the parking lot. it hit souther western japan hurting dozens of people and causing power outages. it's expected to reach tokoyo late their evening and they are warning of potential rain and strong winds of up to 78- milance hour when the storm hits. >>> in syria a suicide bomber blew up a car packed with explosives near a government compound killing at least four. they have largely stayed out of the up rising. there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast
. lawmakers must look at whether government regulations are working. >>> campbell soup is closing its plant in sacramento next july and laying off hundreds of workers. the plant opened in 1947 and is the oldest of their 4 u.s. plants. but with the decline in the popularity of canned soups, they made the difficult decision to close the plant in sacramento. >> it made it clear the real issue is the lack of demand. people are not buying soup. in the same amounts that they have in prior years. >> one research firm said over all canned soup consumption is down 13%. >>> the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits plunged. that is a hopeful sign for the job market. claims dropped to 399,000. that is the lowest level in 9 weeks. the number of people collecting also fell by 4,000 4,000 to 2.3 million. on wall street, the dow is up 72 to 13,485. the s&p is up 13 to 1,447. the nasdaq is up 42 at 3,136. >>> mortgage rates dropped to record lows this week. the average rate on a 30 year loan dropped to 3.4%, down from 3.49% last week. a 15 year mortgage that also hit a record low, dropped
a script for a spy movie. hackers hacking in to government agencies. and the method makes it hard to track them down. ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar live with what happened and what he learned about all of this. tom? >> reporter: a tipster told us hackers actually tried to get personal information. what we can say, it appears what they were really trying to do is compromise national security. >> reporter: the district is computerized with general access and password only access. one day the district got what seemed like a strange communication. >> seems like a strange communication because it was the u.s. naval intelligence, said one of our servers were compromised. >> reporter: by hackers to steal information from the fbi and cia. they said they were using innocent servers to bounce around the internet with their final targets the fbi and the cia. this makes it difficult to trace the hackers. did they gain access to the district files? >> no. we have been told our firewall wasn't breached. they used it to cover their tracks but they never got through our firewall which is where that inf
government. . >>> the vatican newspaper is questioning a scrap that has restarted the debate over whether jesus was married. i harvard researcher presented this piece as a -- of a piece of a 4th century gospel. the text on the scrap reads jesus said to them my wife. the vatican is dismissing as a fake and inept one. >> the government has dropped the ball and failed to do much to keep unsafe peanut butter off shelves. a outbreak of salmonella has sickened dozens nationwide. two here in california. the group is have worried saying may because regulators have been slow to put in new safety measures. >> we have missed several critical deadlines already and there is -- really no excuse for it when public health is at risk. >> the government spokeswoman said the obama administration is working as fast as possible to put in new procedures. >>> a brentwood man was arrested today on suspicious of carrying out a massive foreclosure. investigators say that the 44- year-old convicted disstressed homeowners he could take their existing debt and replace it with a new lower debt to his country. they
the disperty that earned our state the grade of an f. >> reporter: a video by citizens against government waste compared two hypothetical architects. >> bob works for a private company, jerry is a state government employee. bob drives a nice car. jerry's car is 40% nicer. >> the disparity makes no sense. >> reporter: the taxpayer watchdog says california state workers bank an average $43.10 an hour compared to $30.65 for the private-sector employee. that's because the totals include wages, benefits and pensions. >> these pensions are unaffordable an freezing out basic services. >> reporter: the watchdog group says if this trend continues, sources like police and fire will suffer as the government pays pensions, not everyone agreed. >> to make a statement like that ignores a lot of facts and unique circumstances that are at work in many states and cities. >> reporter: the retirement administrators says pension contributions make up fewer than 9% of a state's budget. the association says the report demonizes workers. california received an f. in washington, jaqqueline fell. >>> president obama an
. . >> mainly by the government but also by opposition groups. such crimes must not go unpin issued. >> reporter: the president in the middle of a bruising election battle ended with a theme from his last campaign. hope. thanking libya people who marched against the mobs adding the rising tide of liberty will not be reversed. ktvu channel 2news. >> the president also spoke at the clinton global initiative, the same new york forum where romney criticized his economic policy. >> sadly we have lost over half a million manufacturing jobs in the last four years. i intend to reverse that trend by ensuring we have trade that works for, america. >> reporter: he later joined paul ryan at a rally in ohio. the two spoke to supporters at an arenose base. romney said the president wants to race taxes and america can't afford four more years. >> students at berkeley held a rally to urge classmates to register to vote. several student groups held an online drive. organizers say that the secretary of state's new online registration system has made it easier to convince students to sign up and vote. they say
on the government and see themselves as victims. mitt romney said that is not the campaign, that was me. >>> sad news from the national zoo in washington, d.c. a panda cub has died. why zoo keepers are concerned about the cub's mother. >> a memorial for those killed on flight 93. the reason it might not be completed. >> a science experiment with beach trash, researchers trying to find out what might have come from japan. >> tonight on ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. add up to 100 calories? your world. my world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon...creamy cheese... [ whispers ] 100 calories... say it again... a >>> condolences to the national zoo, one day after the death of a panda cub there. officials in washington, d.c. say the cub had abnormalities but they don't know the cause of death. the concern is now the well being of the mama who appears to be mourning. >> over night she slept well. sadly we witnesses her cradling an ojfor the -- object for the rest of the night. >> they hope to know more on what caused the cub's death in two week. the baby was eating and was not crushed by the mother. >> hom
.s. has far too many government training programs. >> $18 billion on these programs but too often they don't match the needs of the people. i want to take those dollars and send them back to the states so they can fashion the programs to meet the needs of their own workers. >> mitt romney told workers that president obama's policies have failed to produce new jobs and it is time to get a new coach. here toured that plant also. new numbers show mitt romney faces a uphill battle in several states. the poll found president obama has a wide lead over mitt romney in ohio, florida and pennsylvania. the president leads him in ohio by 10 points. florida 9 points and pennsylvania 12 points. >>> judge refused to throw out perjury charges against two penn state officials accused of lying in the jerry sandusky child sex abuse scandal. lawyers for the former vice president and the athletic director filed motions to have the charges dismissed. but the judge said that was for a jury to decide. he said he would rule later on a motion to dismiss charges of failing to report child abuse. >>> the worse case
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